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Snap the Alphabet

B. Deer

Can you find the ABCs in nature? Welcome to the world of Alphabet Photography, or Letter Art

 

Yosef Chaim: Troubled Waters

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“There’s no point in behaving like that, Yosef Chaim,” he told me firmly. “Nachum and Natan are coming and so are you, end of the story. Now get your bag and get in the van”

 

Jr. Tales: Saved by a Toad

Rhona Lewis

Fly?! To where?! Uri dropped the shoebox. He shoved open the kitchen door. “Who’s m-m-moving?” he yelled

 

ABCs of School

Bracha Rosman

Going back to school? It’s as easy as ABC!

 

Super Avi: Episode 2

Ruchama Schnaidman

“I have a lot of things to tell kids about school, and I started writing some of my thoughts down,” Avi tells me

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 46

Tovy Mann

Benny and Tzipi try to go about their lives while keeping the secret that Mommy works for Israel’s Mossad, and is in a Tehran prison

 

Social Skills 101

Elky Pascal

She’s nice, she’s sweet, and she’s friendly… but she’s also socially off. How can I relate to her and what can I do to help her? (And what if “she” is me?!)

 

I Promise You

Yael Mermelstein

Aunt Leora just asked me to write up Safta’s life story. Safta’s a Holocaust survivor. Why would I tear open all of her wounds?

 

A Crash Lesson

Elky Pascal

I tried to sound casual; as though I’d been driving around town for years. “Hey, Mom, where do you keep the car keys again?”

 

Speak Up: School Uniforms?

Tzipi Caton

Do you feel that students should have the freedom to choose what they wear, or are uniforms a great idea?

 

Kitchen Therapy

Malka Katzman

Nostalgia tickled my brain, as memories of studying around a plate of oatmeal cinnamon cookies assaulted me. Suddenly, my hands were doing their own thing and I was pulling down the oats and cinnamon from the shelf

 

Ninth-Grade Nonsense

Malka Hillelsohn

Why do teenagers sometimes take the complicated route when the straight path is so much easier?

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Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
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Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
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Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you